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How to Get Viola Davis' Custom Nail Shade

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Her manicurist dishes on the color from the SAG Awards.

Viola Davis must have had a sneaking suspicion she was going to win a SAG award Saturday. Not only did the How to Get Away With Murder star — who took home the prize for outstanding performance by a female actor in a drama series — have one of the most poignant speeches of the night, but she also had the most swoon-worthy manicure, perfect for wrapping her fingers around the newest addition to her trophy cabinet.

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Riffing on the lavender shade of her Zac Posen gown, Davis — who also won the same award last year — opted for a customized nail shade by celebrity manicurist Julie Kandalec. Layering Essie colors Scarlett O'Hara over Wicked ($8.50 each), Kandalec achieved what she calls a "deep, regal blackberry" hue, which perfectly played up Davis' purple pout. Strokes of genius, if you ask us.

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